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english for contract law

English for Contract Law

360,00 
  • 24 teaching units
  • 12 weekly lessons
  • 90 minutes
  • Format: Group (3-8)
  • Place: Online
  • ZENITH lingo Language Academy
    Course start: 2023-01-23
  • ZENITH lingo Language Academy
    Course end: 2023-04-26
  • ZENITH lingo Language Academy
    Registration end: 2023-01-20
Course ID: ECL_1
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2 units (90 minutes) / 4 units (180 minutes) / 6 units (270 minutes) / 8 units (360 minutes) / 10 units (450 minutes) / 12 units (540 minutes)

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25 units (1.125 minutes) distributed to 5 half-day lessons, 5 units (225 minutes) per day

Intensive:
24 units (1.080 minutes) distributed to 3 full-day lessons, 8 units (360 minutes) per day

1. Course description

Contract Law in English

Contract law is a branch of law that deals with the formation, performance, and enforcement of contracts. The English language in contract law is essential for facilitating clear communication, ensuring legal enforceability, and promoting consistency and predictability in the contract law process.

Many countries have laws requiring contracts to be written in a specific language to be considered valid and enforceable. Using the English language, contract parties can help ensure that their agreement will be recognized and upheld by the courts.

In addition, using the English language in contract law allows for consistency and predictability. By using a common language, contract parties can rely on a body of established legal principles and precedents when interpreting and enforcing the terms of their agreement. This helps to provide clarity and predictability in the contract law process.

Learning English for Contract Law at ZENITH lingo

English for Contract Law course is a language course specifically designed to help non-native English speakers develop their language skills as they relate to the field of contract law.

The course provides a comprehensive overview of the principles and concepts of contract law, including the formation of contracts, the role of consideration and consent, the concept of mutuality, and the remedies available for breach of contract. Participants learn about standard contract clauses and the law of misrepresentation and mistake. Through lectures, discussions, and case studies, learners gain a deep understanding of contract law and its applications in real-world scenarios.

This course is suitable for anyone looking to improve their English language skills in contract law, including law students, legal professionals, and business professionals working in international settings.

Certificate

Upon successful completion of the English for Contract Law course, learners will be awarded a Certificate of Completion. Those who demonstrate active participation in at least 85% of the classes and achieve a score of 90% or higher on course assessments will be eligible to receive a Certificate of Achievement. These certificates serve as recognition of the student’s dedication and accomplishment in the course.

2. What you will learn

ZENITH lingo’s English for Contract Law course is designed to give students a solid foundation in the legal principles and concepts involved in contract formation and enforcement. The course will provide an overview of key legal vocabulary and concepts in contract law, as well as the necessary legal English language skills, such as reading and understanding legal documents.

In this course, you will gain a thorough understanding of the essential elements of contracts, including the standard structure and valid elements. You will also learn the legal terminology and jargon used to accurately convey the legal concepts and provisions of the contract. By the end of the course, you will have a strong understanding of contract law and the ability to effectively communicate in legal English.

3. Who is this course for?

  • lawyers
  • legal professionals
  • legal consultants
  • legal assistants
  • paralegals
  • senior managers
  • law students

4. Course program

Lesson 1

Introduction to Contract Law

  • Definition and types of contracts
  • Elements of a valid contract
  • Formation of a contract
Lesson 2

Offer and Acceptance

  • The concept of offer and acceptance
  • Rules for determining the validity of an offer
  • Acceptance of an offer and its legal consequences
Lesson 3

Consideration

  • The concept of consideration in contract law
  • Types of consideration and their legal significance
  • The role of consideration in the formation of a contract
Lesson 4

Capacity and Legality

  • Capacity of parties to enter into a contract
  • Legal restrictions on capacity to contract
  • The legal consequences of entering into a contract without the required capacity
Lesson 5

Terms of a Contract

  • Express and implied terms in a contract
  • Interpretation of contract terms
  • Exclusion and limitation clauses in contracts
Lesson 6

TEST

Lesson 7

Contract interpretation and legal principles

  • Role of courts in interpreting contracts
  • Common legal principles in contract law (good faith, reasonableness, fairness)
  • Contract terms and conditions (express and implied)
Lesson 8

Performance and Breach of Contract

  • Performance of contract obligations
  • Remedies for breach of contract
  • Termination of a contract
Lesson 9

Third Parties and Assignment of Contracts

  • Rights and duties of third parties in contract law
  • Assignment and delegation of contracts
Lesson 10

Formation of Contracts in the Digital Age

  • Formation of contracts through electronic means
  • The legal validity of electronic contracts
  • Challenges and issues in the enforcement of electronic contracts
Lesson 11

International Contract Law

  • The principles of international contract law
  • The role of international conventions and treaties in contract law
  • Dispute resolution in international contracts.
Lesson 12

EXAM

Lesson 1

Introduction to Contract Law

  • Definition and types of contracts
  • Elements of a valid contract
  • Formation of a contract
Lesson 2

Offer and Acceptance

  • The concept of offer and acceptance
  • Rules for determining the validity of an offer
  • Acceptance of an offer and its legal consequences
Lesson 3

Consideration

  • The concept of consideration in contract law
  • Types of consideration and their legal significance
  • The role of consideration in the formation of a contract
Lesson 4

Capacity and Legality

  • Capacity of parties to enter into a contract
  • Legal restrictions on capacity to contract
  • The legal consequences of entering into a contract without the required capacity
Lesson 5

Terms of a Contract

  • Express and implied terms in a contract
  • Interpretation of contract terms
  • Exclusion and limitation clauses in contracts
Lesson 6

TEST

Lesson 7

Contract interpretation and legal principles

  • Role of courts in interpreting contracts
  • Common legal principles in contract law (good faith, reasonableness, fairness)
  • Contract terms and conditions (express and implied)
Lesson 8

Performance and Breach of Contract

  • Performance of contract obligations
  • Remedies for breach of contract
  • Termination of a contract
Lesson 9

Third Parties and Assignment of Contracts

  • Rights and duties of third parties in contract law
  • Assignment and delegation of contracts
Lesson 10

Formation of Contracts in the Digital Age

  • Formation of contracts through electronic means
  • The legal validity of electronic contracts
  • Challenges and issues in the enforcement of electronic contracts
Lesson 11

International Contract Law

  • The principles of international contract law
  • The role of international conventions and treaties in contract law
  • Dispute resolution in international contracts.
Lesson 12

EXAM

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FAQ

What is a language course?
A language course at ZENITH lingo is a set of language lessons designed to assist or guide customers to improve their communication skills in a particular language.
What is a lesson?
Time spent with a language teacher to learn a language is a lesson which consist of teaching units.
What is a unit or teaching unit?
A unit or teaching unit is 45 minutes.
What is the minimum number of teaching units per lesson?
Minimum number of teaching units per lesson is two (2 x 45 minutes) or 90 minutes. Maximum number of teaching units per lesson is eight (8 x 45 minutes) or 360 minutes.
Can I book only one unit per lesson?
Unfortunately, currently we cannot offer only one-unit lesson to our clients.
What is the minimum number of lessons per course?
In group courses, we have determined number of lessons per course.
What equipment do I need to study English online with ZENITH lingo?
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